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guantanamo?se >> george w. bush wanted to close it. we are spending hundreds of millions of dollars for nothing. people who are a threat to us, they bring us into the federal courts. there we have maximum-security prisons from which they would never escape. everything look like i know ther, legislation has passed. . voted against it it would make it harder for the president to close it. the sooner we close it, the better. the process has started. do you have a concrete timeline? talked to the president about this. theoes not want to leave office at guantanamo still open. people have to be realistic. the fear tohave catch a terrorist. we cannot prosecute with our federal courts. why not? and they are the best federal court in the world. we have had hundreds of convictions in our court and four or five in the military tribunals. that we arenstrate not afraid. and we a core system will use it. >> what are your plans beyond this recess? i am able to do a number of things around the state. wear a tie.ave to weig my wife and i will have five grandchildren with us in vermont. we will spoil
. and in restoration of democracy. i a couple of follow-ups.>> am curious if you see a way to close guantanamo? george w. bush wanted to close it. we are spending hundreds of millions of dollars for nothing. if we have people who are a a threat to us, they bring them into the federal courts. there we have maximum-security prisons from which they would never escape.otherwise we have something that makes it look like -- opposed to everything we stand for, to the rest of the world. i know the legislation has passed. i voted against it. it would make it harder for the president to close it. the sooner we close it, the there are 80 plus detainees cleared for release in guantanamo. concrete timeline on when they will be released? >> i know the president wants it done. to leave office with guantanamo still open. president bush did not. i think it can be done. for some reason we have this terrible fear of catching a terrorist. we can't prosecute them in federal courts. why not? we have the best federal courts in the world. so far we have had hundreds of convictions in our courts. we have had four or five in t
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